All BIBA Supplement articles

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    Biba supplement 2011

    2011-05-04T00:00:00Z

    BIBA 2011 guide to the people, the politics, and the parties

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    Biba 2011 supplement: coming soon

    2011-04-08T10:22:00Z

    Keep an eye out for our special supplement

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    Tomorrow's world

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Technology has transformed insurance. But for many brokers, it has meant little more than having to face a growing threat from price comparison sites. Delay no longer. It’s time to take a step into the brave new world of IT

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    What’s happening?

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Brokers can no longer afford to shun social media; it’s too effective at bringing in new business. But you must set a few rules first – and, most important, think about what you’re going to say. You have been warned…

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    Flood warning

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Last year it was Cumbria; three years ago Yorkshire, the Midlands and Oxfordshire. With repair bills at more than £3bn, what is being done to make properties more resilient to future disasters?

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    Q&A with Eric Galbraith

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Biba's chief executive talks about his achievements and disappointments, and what Biba can do to further the interests of the broker

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    Insider's guide to the Docklands

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Want to venture further than the ExCeL Centre? East London is full of treasures – and horrors – most of them within a 20-minute journey on the Docklands Light Railway. We guide you around the coolest areas (and the less salubrious), and showcases the fantastic restaurants and pubs that are ...

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    Grand designs

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Europe’s Insurance Mediation Directive is about to be updated. How will the changes affect brokers in the UK? And who gains from mandatory disclosure?

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    Standing out from the crowd

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Small brokers may be the flavour of the month, but for how long?

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    Five calls for change

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Following last week’s general election, we offer the soapbox to senior industry figures to say how they’d like the new government to regulate general insurance

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    Biba 2010: Changing times

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    A new government may be at the helm, but other changes are at the top of most delegates’ lists for next week’s Biba conference

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    Pollution solution

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    A recent EU directive increases the powers of the UK’s Environment Agency – and the potential penalties for businesses. Katie Puckett outlines the likely impact of the legislation, and how insurers and brokers can capitalise on it

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    The missing link

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Hiring a loss adjuster specifically to assist in putting together a complex claim can shave off significant time, resulting in a happier client. Katie Puckett considers how this can work in practice

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    Steeped in history

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Independent broker Russell Scanlan has retained both its collegiality and its charm through 130 years in the industry. Katie Puckett traces the firm’s progress from a romantic 19th century beginning, to a robust 21st century business

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    Think different

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    The time for resting on laurels has long since past. The brokers that take steps to add value and diversify may find they boast a growing business while those around them struggle. Katie Puckett reports

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    Sea changes

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    The development of the professional broker in the UK can be traced back to the 16th century and the emergence of marine insurance. Lauren MacGillivray looks at how the industry has evolved, and the pressures faced by brokers today

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    Calculated risk

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    The subprime mortgage crisis left a dent on the reputations of the credit rating agencies. Angelique Ruzicka reports on how these agencies operate, and the calls within the industry for change

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    Eric the brave

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Biba’s chief executive Eric Galbraith speaks with Lauren MacGillivray, revealing his take on the economic crisis and other pressures facing the industry, and what’s in store for this year’s conference

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    Battle of the booths

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    This year’s Biba conference offers visitors some novel experiences, from a “diary room”-style confessional, to a chance to challenge a snooker champ. Lauren MacGillivray picks out the best in show

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    Biba 09: A flight to quality

    2009-05-06T00:00:00Z

    The past year’s highs and lows will add a new flavour to this year’s Biba conference, Insurance Times’ Lauren MacGillivray predicts